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    Quote Originally Posted by F34R View Post
    Yet this is still here.
    Go judge another thread, who cares if people want to talk about it. Talking is how we come to understanding on things. Closing a thread is counter productive, who cares if people want to talk about this, ir can stay open.


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    You guys do realize that 1% of a million PS4s is 10,000.

    Can anyone honestly say they've seen anything indicating that 10,000 people are storming the internet with broken PS4s? Are any news outlets running stories about broken PS4s after the initial shit-storm caused by the Taco Bell promo?

    It's looking rather unlikely, but we'll see in the days ahead.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    Then why is it an article on the PSU front page? If you're going to claim that it's not reliable source then you really shouldn't post articles about it for the whole world to see.

    http://www.psu.com/a021677/PS4-recei...mazon-excited-

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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    What you have is some totally believing that it is a problem and you and some others totally dismissing it. Those are 2 opposite ends of the spectrum. Both are bad positions. And yes, burying your head in the sand is as bad a position as some who are reveling in the news.

    As for the verified vs not verified Amazon buyers, when I checked last night and read only the one star reviews, the first two pages were almost all verified purchasers. I apologize for not detailing that when I posted.

    I also posted this the other day..

    http://www.psu.com/forums/showthread...98#post6245798
    I'm dismissing it until I see something worthy of being concerned about. This thread and the overwhelming number of BS reviews on Amazon is not worthy of anything else.

    Your quoted post is dead on. Too bad you didn't use that common sense in this thread instead of accusing folks of burying their head in the sand when this is exactly what you described in that post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    I'm dismissing it until I see something worthy of being concerned about. This thread and the overwhelming number of BS reviews on Amazon is not worthy of anything else.

    Your quoted post is dead on. Too bad you didn't use that common sense in this thread instead of accusing folks of burying their head in the sand when this is exactly what you described in that post.
    I'm dismissing it as well as far as it actually happening. however I am keeping in mind that if something like that happened, there would be a lot of implications toward ps4 users. so I'm not a full ostrich, let's say I go halfway even tho she said tip only


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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    Yeah....where you said most were "verified", but in fact most weren't? Nah, giving any credence to the crap load of hit and run BS reviews on Amazon is foolish. Rejecting it because of what it is and until more substantial evidence of a problem isn't foolish at all. But you want to characterize it as "head in sand"? lol
    Last I looked, and I admit it was over 24 hours ago, Amazon had around 190 bad reviews. 145 were verified purchases. Im not dismissing them, I just think 190 isn't a hell of a lot.


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    It's kind of funny how some people are focusing on Amazon, because this time around, they are a major pre-order distributor so there is more data to manipulate.

    Meanwhile, they are tending to ignore this about Amazon. They have to use UPS and Fedex shipping. There are dozens of these videos around, security cameras catching them or like this person, witnessing it happen in front of them. It's really a big problem and nobody is doing anything about it.

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    My console came in from Amazon looking fine. Box wasn't damaged or anything. But when I'm sending it back, I'm going through Sony for everything. It's a lot easier and if there was a problem, I'll let them handle it for mine, at least.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    Last I looked, and I admit it was over 24 hours ago, Amazon had around 190 bad reviews. 145 were verified purchases. Im not dismissing them, I just think 190 isn't a hell of a lot.


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    Yep. And I bet the majority of them are legit. But the reviews got overridden by trolls, of course. If the Amazon review section were representative of the over MILLION PS4s sold, you would be seeing complaints everywhere and not just random youtube videos, reddit posts, and shit like this. It would be RROD all over again, which is exactly some (yes, here as well) are hoping for.

    Fingers crossed that the vast majority of PS4 and X1 users get a completely working console, but folks should prepare themselves for more crap like this over the next month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bligmerk View Post
    It's kind of funny how some people are focusing on Amazon, because this time around, they are a major pre-order distributor so there is more data to manipulate.

    Meanwhile, they are tending to ignore this about Amazon. They have to use UPS and Fedex shipping. There are dozens of these videos around, security cameras catching them or like this person, witnessing it happen in front of them. It's really a big problem and nobody is doing anything about it.

    And this is why I choose to have electronic device done on pickup (though even then it'd have to be shipped to the shop in the first place, but then again, they're usually shipped?transported there in crates/pallets all wrapped together, so it's much safer and I'm eliminating an extra form of possible handling/damage).

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    The Blue light is not death, remove and put back the HDD
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    Quote Originally Posted by TGO View Post
    The Blue light is not death, remove and put back the HDD
    check you HDMi port too
    Regardless the Blue light is a technical error sign, not death

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    Quote Originally Posted by KnotGamer901 View Post
    neither is red. when it goes red it's overheating and will automagically turn off


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    Quote Originally Posted by mynd View Post
    And when it flashes blue and red, you are to pull over and show it your gaming license..



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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Man Gamer View Post
    What you have is some totally believing that it is a problem and you and some others totally dismissing it. Those are 2 opposite ends of the spectrum. Both are bad positions. And yes, burying your head in the sand is as bad a position as some who are reveling in the news.

    As for the verified vs not verified Amazon buyers, when I checked last night and read only the one star reviews, the first two pages were almost all verified purchasers. I apologize for not detailing that when I posted.

    I also posted this the other day..

    http://www.psu.com/forums/showthread...98#post6245798
    I think a lot of these claims of BLOD about the PS4 are mostly false, and hopefully the work of xboners rather than some malicious move by M$. But I am not discounting the possibility that some of them are true.

    Just seems to me 'real' people who got PS4's (people you know, people on your friends lists, and other 'verified' folks, are having no problems like this at all, or is only very few). It only seems to be the people that decided to start using the internet on the 15th or 16th to make these claims.

    Just look at the official PS4 support forum (HERE), the thread for broken PS4's and the one an Sony official rep made to help troubleshoot, is FILLED with people who registered within a day or two, all making nearly the exact claims (PS4 has blue flashing light, they had to wait 50 hours on the phone with customer service, nobody was picking up the phones at Sony's customer service etc etc etc).

    Now granted somebody registering and making a complaint is fairly normal, but if the amount of new people making reviews and comments all over the net was any indication of the PS4 failure rate, it would be hovering around 30-40%, which I highly doubt to be the case.


    Just look at this thread, clearly the OP was full of it. And I have seen many more like this on other PlayStation forums. Just seems far too suspicious for me to take with anything other than a grain of salt.

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    Somethings is wrong

    Here is a list of known PS4 problems:
    1. Blue lights of Death. Could not turn PS4 on. No any image on TV
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW-eDs9kxeo

    2. Red Line Of Death (RLOD). PS4 constantly overheats and shuts down or freezes.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpvitvoDSWk

    3. White line of Death (WLOD). HDD problem.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoKB80wvqow

    4. Defective controller. Thumbstick rubber peels off & R1 button gets stuck
    - R1 button gets stuck
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSk8GPldOSM

    - PS4 Controller R1 Button Defective after only 10 hours of play
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzvyIMmvPzw

    5. Wobbles
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1cZjmx7qfM

    6. Strange sound when inserting disc.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tlHzTPksMI

    7. HDMI cable problem
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbJfqGbQYXQ

    8. PS4 is very loud.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2T_p05WA_4

    9. Electroshocks its owner.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD9_kTxjAeA
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    Mine froze first day, I unplugged it and its been working since.

    I wonder if some people are having problems because they don't have enough patience?

    when I first power mine up it seemed to pause for a while while setting up and going through system updates?

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    Quote Originally Posted by X2 View Post
    Somethings is wrong

    Here is a list of known PS4 problems:
    1. Blue lights of Death. Could not turn PS4 on. No any image on TV
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW-eDs9kxeo

    2. Red Line Of Death (RLOD). PS4 constantly overheats and shuts down or freezes.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpvitvoDSWk

    3. White line of Death (WLOD). HDD problem.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoKB80wvqow

    4. Defective controller. Thumbstick rubber peels off & R1 button gets stuck
    - R1 button gets stuck
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSk8GPldOSM

    - PS4 Controller R1 Button Defective after only 10 hours of play
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzvyIMmvPzw

    5. Wobbles
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1cZjmx7qfM

    6. Strange sound when inserting disc.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tlHzTPksMI

    7. HDMI cable problem
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbJfqGbQYXQ

    8. PS4 is very loud.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2T_p05WA_4

    9. Electroshocks its owner.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD9_kTxjAeA

    The fact that there isn't one thing wrong, but lots of different things, would suggest that there is nothing systemic, but rather just typical issues that will happen when you sell 1 million units in a short space of time.
    Had you listed just one fault, happening over and over again, that would be cause for some (minor) concern.
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    Quote Originally Posted by X2 View Post
    Somethings is wrong

    He is a list of know PS4 problems:
    1. Blue lights of Death. Could not turn PS4 on. No any image on TV
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW-eDs9kxeo

    2. Red Line Of Death (RLOD). PS4 constantly overheats and shuts down or freezes.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpvitvoDSWk

    3. White line of Death (WLOD). HDD problem.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoKB80wvqow

    4. Defective controller. Thumbstick rubber peels off & R1 button gets stuck
    - R1 button gets stuck
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSk8GPldOSM

    - PS4 Controller R1 Button Defective after only 10 hours of play
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzvyIMmvPzw

    5. Wobbles
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1cZjmx7qfM

    6. Strange sound when inserting disc.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tlHzTPksMI

    7. HDMI cable problem
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbJfqGbQYXQ

    8. PS4 is very loud.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2T_p05WA_4

    9. Electroshocks its owner.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD9_kTxjAeA
    The last one is bullshit. Dude yammers on about how reliable his 360 is. And the video title says he got "electrocuted". lol. Screams staged.

    Some of the rest are legit issues, except the wobble crap. And? I think it has been fully established that with all consoles there will isolated incidents like these. Let's see what your take on defects regarding console launches are like in about a week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    The last one is bullshit. Dude yammers on about how reliable his 360 is. And the video title says he got "electrocuted". lol. Screams staged.

    Some of the rest are legit issues, except the wobble crap. And? I think it has been fully established that with all consoles there will isolated incidents like these. Let's see what your take on defects regarding console launches are like in about a week.
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    What the....

    Why was this thread title edited insulting the OP?
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    What the....

    Why was this thread title edited insulting the OP?
    i dont think they'll be back


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